Irish sprinter Leon Reid charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine

  • Reid won bronze in 200m at 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Reid, 26, is charged with three other related offences

The 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Leon Reid is among five men charged with drugs, possession of firearms and money-laundering offences. Reid, who ran 20.55sec on the Gold Coast to become Northern Ireland’s first Commonwealth Games track medal winner in 28 years, appeared last week in Bristol magistrates’ court.

The 26-year-old, who lives in Bath, is charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, permitting premises to be used in the production of crack cocaine, concealing criminal property, and acquiring criminal property.

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